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God Isn't Mad At You For Being Anxious 

This was a message I gave to Seven Student Ministries at Northbrook Church. It was an honor to get to talk to 6th through 12th-grade students about my experience with mental health due to my brain injury. I also got to relate what I've learned the Bible says about mental health, and what I've learned through my last 5 years studying psychology.

 
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Where does fear come from?

Fear is a funny thing. Not “haha” funny, but funny in the sense that it can come out of nowhere without any sort of warning. Fear is this...

My Hope for 2021

On New Year’s Eve, I tuned into Passion 2021. Passion is a gathering with amazing Christian leaders from around the globe that want to...

A letter to the tired educator...

This Saturday, I had the opportunity to talk to my 5K teacher on the phone. To this day, she is a role model and dear friend of mine. Her...

5 Things I Learned During Quarantine

As some of you may know, I have currently been quarantined for 16 days, with 8 days left to go. When I first found out that I would not...

The Power of Words

Have you ever taken a second to think about the power that our words have? Think about a time when a friend or family member sent you a...

Five Lessons I Learned During College

After four years, my time as an undergraduate student is about to end. Being back in my hometown during the final weeks of college has...

Why I Want To Be Joyful Instead of Happy

This year I decided that instead of a “New Year’s Resolution” I wanted to choose a word for the year. I came up with this idea after...

Let's talk about anxiety...

There’s been a lot of negativity and fear displayed in the media lately. Though it’s important to pay attention and to stay informed...

The Problem with Comparison

The problem with comparison is this…. There’s almost always going to be someone “better.” Now don’t click away and think that this is...

Redefining How We Look at Setbacks

I think we all have certain expectations of ourselves. I know I do. I am constantly striving to be the best daughter, sister, friend, and...